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CHANGE AND COMMUNICATION LEAD-Farsight Africa Group 15 views

JOB TITLE: CHANGE AND COMMUNICATION LEAD

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC FINANCE

REPORTING TO: PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGER

BASED AT: SOMALIA

ABOUT FARSIGHT GROUP:

Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers public finance management services and impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organizations and individuals across East Africa.

Farsight Africa Group has established a reputation in the marketplace for working in complex and challenging environments that demand a comprehensive understanding of local cultures, indigenous communication practices and relationships with stakeholders at both the grassroots and national level.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Communications

  • Supporting development of communications relevant to the project.
  • Collaborate with internal and external groups to formulate change management plans and project activities.
  • Develop, implement and communicates strategies and key messages in clear and concise language using suitable communication tactics.
  • Research, write, edit and measure all types of communication and training materials.
  • Ensure internal/external communications are integrated.
  • Establish and review outcomes to establish best practice guidelines
  • Providing coaching and training to Stakeholders at all levels.

Change Management

  • Integrate change management activities into project plan.
  • Developing change management plans for projects and/or change initiatives.
  • Evaluating the impact of the planned changes occasioned by the project.
  • Identify risks and develop risk mitigation tactics.
  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance to change.
  • Leading change management work streams with a structured methodology / process.
  • Define success metrics and measuring performance against these.
  • Provide reports and other updates to management and project teams
  • Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support and adoption of the changes required for the project.
  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • The training expert should have at-least a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Organisational Design and Management, ICT or any related field;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ Communication and Change Management experience in public sector organizations in a country setting;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in IT Systems Training preferably in tax administration or at least Public Financial Management Agencies;
  • Solid experience working in communication and change management in the public sector reform environments;
  • Position largely based in Somalia

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of Somali language is a plus; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work well with diverse cultures.
  • Experience which is particular to Fragile, Conflict and Violence (FCV) countries will be an added advantage.

How to apply

Kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@farsightafrica.com before 31st July 2022.

Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

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